Three talented South West College apprentices have been shortlisted for awards at the 2021 Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Awards
, the winners of which will be announced at a special ‘virtual’ ceremony on Wednesday 28 April.
This month, South West College are hosting a webinar, Women in Sport- Changing the Game’
. The webinar, taking place on April 21 will feature an open forum discussion with invited guests focusing on challenges in sport, their own personal milestones and achievements, and education opportunities for women. The guests are Grainne Crabtree, an IRFU National Panel Referee; Gemma Begley from the Women’s Gaelic Players Association; Tandy Jane Haughey, Ulster University; Aoife Downey, Warrenpoint Town FC General Manager; and Beth Healy, Cricket Ireland- Women's Team Operations Manager.
South West College (SWC) has been awarded Erasmus Plus funding for a new project entitled “HySkills”, which aims to provide training on the subject of green hydrogen (H2) safety skills in order to help commit to the transition to renewable energy use.
A Hospitality and Tourism Recovery Programme has been announced designed to provide a skills-led approach to supporting managers in the industry as they move through the pandemic restrictions into recovery ahead.
South West College (SWC) are preparing to celebrate Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Week which runs from 26-30 April 2021. The Colleges showcase virtual event ‘Get Engineering’, will take place on Tuesday 27 April from 5:30-7:00pm and will demonstrate to prospective apprentices and employers the benefits of becoming and hiring an apprentice. Aspiring apprentices will also hear about upcoming recruitment opportunities from a range of local engineering companies.
Lauren McCrory from Omagh, says her time studying ACCA Applied Skills
at South West College~(SWC) has allowed her to gain a practical and theoretical education that has been central to her workplace success.
In partnership with South West College (SWC), Oakleaf Contracts
, a local company with an international reach, has launched a brand-new Dry Lining apprenticeship
. The apprenticeship will be delivered through the Department for the Economy’s Apprenticeship NI Programme.
South West College (SWC) are introducing a new course in September 2021, City & Guilds Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing.
The course is available to study part-time in Omagh. The qualification focuses on the technical skills and knowledge required to be a professional dental nurse.
From April 2021, South West College will be delivering a new Digital Futures Cyber Security Academy
, funded through the Department for the Economy’s Skills Intervention Programme and aimed at graduates who have been impacted by COVID-19.
A new Fibre Optic Installer Academy
, funded through the Department for the Economy's Skills Intervention Programme, will be delivered by South West College, starting in April. The programme has been created as part of the Government's response to COVID-19 recovery for the economy.